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Team

Donald McKinnon FIPA, MABRP

Managing Partner

As well as managing partner of the firm, Donald is a partner in our Insolvency practice. Donald provides companies and individuals with debt and insolvency advice.  He has an excellent reputation within the insolvency marketplace in Scotland and is known for his wide-ranging skillset and pragmatic approach to obtaining a solution to complex issues.  Donald…

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Tom McGuire BA CA

Senior Partner

As well as being a senior partner in the firm, Tom acts for a large number of SME clients in various sectors. In particular, Tom provides specialist accountancy advice to GPs, dentists, pharmacies and vets.

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Jenny Simpson BSc (Hons) FCA DChA

Partner

Jenny is one of the best-known charity advisors in Scotland and heads our specialist charities team. She has specialised in charity accounting and auditing since she qualified as a chartered accountant over 25 years ago and was one of the first people in the UK to be awarded a Diploma in Charity Accounting by the…

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Andrew Cowling FCCA BEng (Hons)

Partner

Andrew is a partner in both our Charities and Business Advisory Teams with a portfolio of non audit charity and SME clients. Andrew has assisted charity clients throughout his career both with compliance and advisory services. Andrew is currently helping clients with their switch to cloud accounting systems and with their Making Tax Digital for…

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Gordon Chalmers FIPA MABRP

Partner, Insolvency

Gordon is a partner in our Insolvency practice, and leads our consumer debt practice, WB Debtcare. Gordon is a Licensed Insolvency Practitioner with over 30 years’ experience in the industry providing advice to both businesses and individuals in financial distress. Gordon works with company directors and advisors seeking solutions to insolvency and cashflow problems, or advice on the responsibilities…

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Scott Gillon BA (Hons) FCCA, CA

Partner

Scott has over 20 years’ experience in providing audit, technical compliance and business services to clients. As well as being Partner in Corporate, Scott also heads up our offering to SMEs and Education clients. Scott’s areas of specialism include SMEs, Education and RSLs, as well as dealing with charities. Scott is also the Head of…

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Catherine McManus BA (Hons) CTA

Partner, Head of Tax

Catherine leads our tax practice and has extensive expertise in both personal and corporate taxation. She leads tax engagements across a broad range of sectors with a focus on the SME market. She assists clients in tax planning, advising on areas such as reconstructions, succession and maximising of tax advantageous claims with solutions tailored to…

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Graham Gillespie BA

Partner

Graham leads our Internal Audit practice and has specialist knowledge of the Housing and Education sectors in the UK and Ireland. He is a member of the Chartered IIA’s Scotland Committee, serving as Chair from February 2019 to March 2021 and is also a member of the Fraud Advisory panel. He also sits on the…

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Gerald McLaughlin BAcc (Hons) CA

Partner, Head of Corporate Finance

Gerald has a background spanning 20 years in corporate finance and business advisory. His primary focus is transactional lead advisory work, primarily in acquisitions, disposals and mergers, including the provision of financial due diligence and general business advisory work.  Gerald has been involved in a wide range of transactions, from owner-managed businesses to private equity backed groups, providing lead advisory…

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Catherine Livingstone BA (Hons) CA

Partner

Catherine joined Wylie and Bisset as a trainee in 2004 and has built a strong client base across the SME sector. She leads our Oban office and is our Food and Drink sector specialist. She is also one of the firm’s Xero and cloud accounting specialists. Catherine believes in working closely with her clients to…

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